Tag Archives: Huffington Post

Updated: Lauded L.A. Theater in 2016

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Local writers are reflecting on the best that appeared on Los Angeles stages, both large and small, the previous 365 days.  Turns out there was a lot: L.A. Times Theater Critic Charles McNulty’s list focused nearly exclusively on the larger stages but Orson Bean’s storytelling at the Pacific Resident Theatre made the list as well. Dany Margolies‘s list at Time Out includes the highly lauded ...

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UPDATED: L.A. Writers Comment on The End

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With the clock winding down on the Settlement Agreement that was first set up in 1989, L.A. intimate theater is about to face new rules from Actors’ Equity. Needless to say, several L.A. writers didn’t let the moment go unnoticed. LA Stage Alliance Executive Director and Stage Raw Magazine Publisher Steven Leigh Morris penned a column to the L.A. theater community. Long time KCRW critic ...

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UPDATED: LA v Equity enters Act III

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It’s been 2 years since this story began: After a Prologue of ReImagine LA activity, followed by Equity engagement with the  Los Angeles theater community via survey, focus groups, and town hall meetings, Act I opened in February 2015 dramatically:  Equity’s dropping of a “Promulgated Plan” onto Los Angeles and the announcement that the 99-Seat Plan would be terminated. Act I consisted of phone banking, ...

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Gregg Daniel Profiled in Huffington Post

Huffington Post:  Film actor and local theater presence Gregg Daniel gets some national mainstream exposure as he expands his creative endeavors to include directing. “Learn everything there is to know about the craft you hope to practice for the rest of your life.”

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Huffington Post’s Brad Schreiber’s Views on Best of 2015 Theater

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Huffington Post writer Brad Schreiber gives his 10 best theater productions in Los Angeles for the year 2015.  Both the Geffen Playhouse and the Fountain Theatre score twice on his list.

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Theater Needs To Pay A Lot More Attention To Female Playwrights

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Huffington Post: The gender gap pervades every industry and measurable statistic of modern life, except maybe roundups of gynecology patients. The theater is one of our worst examples. While festivals like Fringe work to include a wider range of female voices, overall far too little progress has been made in terms of gender parity. And according to a study from the U.K., we’ve only made around one ...

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Equity Wars: All’s Quiet on the Western Front

HuffPost: Maybe it’s the summer doldrums, but an uneasy quiet has settled in on the Western Front wars between Actors’ Equity and LA’s 99-seat theater movement. The  hiatus is understandable, but still troubling. http://huff.to/1K2ACmm

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10 Things I Loved About the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival

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Huffington Post: “Here’s a question for you Angelenos: What has a 2000 person workforce, puts on more shows than any other theatre festival in the country, runs for over three weeks in June in dozens of theaters, and is probably Hollywood’s longest party of the year? The answer of course is the Hollywood Fringe Festival.“

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